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2019 edition of World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD)

The World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is observed every year on 10th of September to provide worldwide commitment and action to prevent suicides. The 2019 theme is “Working Together to Prevent Suicide”.


Rise in Accumulations of Methyl-mercury toxin in Fish

Contrary to the conventional wisdom that the reduction of methyl-mercury contaminants in the seawater, studies have found that the rise of the dangerous toxins in the fish has increased. Why has this happened? Researchers have claimed that the general increase in the rise of methyl-mercury toxins in the fish can be attributed to the two ..


Stress Dependence of Fear Memory established by a Study

In a study reported in the reputed science journal, Psychopharmacology,?the stress dependence of fear memories has been established by the presented results. What has happened? In a study carried out of the researchers of the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) Bengaluru, it was found that the fear memories on our brains which were formed ..


Mental Health Diseases and their care in India

In an address delivered by the chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission, former Chief Justice of India, HL Dattu, expressed concerns for the lack of health care for the mentally ill in the country. He stated that while much has improved in the past years, a wide chasm still exists in the mental healthcare ..


First Resilient Kerala Programme

The First Resilient Kerala is an initiative to enhance the Kerala’s resilience against the impacts of natural disasters and climate change. Why the Programme has been initiated? There was a severe impact on property, infrastructure, lives and livelihoods of people aftermath of 2018 floods and landslides. Due to this large scale destruction about 5.4 million ..


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